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128 heads of cattle seized in Bengal, 13 smugglers held

Border Security Force personnel seized 128 heads of cattle, being smuggled across to Bangladesh, and arrested 13 people in raids in various border areas in West Bengal on

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Aug 2019 4:05 am

Imran Khan attacks fascist, Hindu supremacist Modi govt

Defeated in his bid to get the UNSC or the world leaders to censure India over Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday took to Twitter to urge the world to

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Aug 2019 4:05 am

Pakistan condemns Kabul wedding hall bombing

Pakistan on Sunday condemned the bomb attack at a packed wedding hall in Afghan capital Kabul in which at least 63 people were killed.

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Aug 2019 4:05 am

India, Bhutan agree on close coordination, boost ties

India and Bhutan has agreed to maintain close coordination on matters linked to each others security and national interests, and emphasised on the hydro-power development

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Aug 2019 4:05 am

2 trapped inside cave in Poland

More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to save two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland’s Tatra Mountains, the mountain rescue service says, after a narrow tun

thedailystar 19 Aug 2019 12:44 am

IS claims Afghanistan wedding blast

The Islamic State militant group claims responsibility for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the countr

thedailystar 19 Aug 2019 12:23 am

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams passes away

Richard Williams, the Canadian-British animator who worked on the bouncing cartoon bunny in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, passed away at the age of 86.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

“Hip hop changed the course of my life” – Black Zang

The presence of hip hop culture in the Bangladeshi music industry was not as prevalent even a decade ago. However, the scene has changed drastically over the years. Asifu

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

SAF 2019 in the offing

Samsara Art Festival (SAF) simultaneously features visual art and music. Aiming to create an interactive and diverse artistic realm within a public sphere, the festival s

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Zahir Raihan: The unparalleled legend

Zahir Raihan is a name synonymous with the Golden Age of cinema in Bangladesh. Even though the legendary Freedom Figher lived only 37 years before his untimely death, his

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

‘Mayaboti’ to release on September 13

Arun Chowdhury’s Mayaboti is set to release nationwide on September 13. The film stars celebrated actors Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Yash Rohan in lead roles.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

English dept ex-students’ reunion held

It was a special occasion for the former students of 2004-’05 batch of the English department of Brahmanbaria Government College (BGC) as they joined their first ever r

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Passengers being ripped off

Launch service operators have been accused of overcharging passengers departing Patuakhali’s Rangabali upazila for Dhaka after Eid.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Flash flood triggered by rain damages fish enclosures, crops

Heavy downpour from Friday midnight to Saturday noon flooded low-lying areas of three municipalities and nine upazilas of Bagerhat and caused damage to fish enclosures an

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Hong Kong Protests: Thousands flood streets

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong yesterday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what hav

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Bodies of Bangladeshis killed in Kolkata accident arrive

The bodies of two Bangladeshis, who were killed in a road accident on Saturday in Kolkata, were brought to the country through Benapole immigration check post yesterday n

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Post-flood rehabilitation a far cry

The flood waters of Pachil village in Sirajganj’s Shahzadpur upazila have started to recede. But that does not matter to Ahed Ali. The furious Jamuna has devoured his h

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

No sign of rehabilitation yet

With thousands of shanties razed in Friday’s fire at Mirpur’s Chalantika, rehabilitation of thousands of people rendered homeless has become a major challenge.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Assam’s NRC data conundrum

After the Indian Supreme Court recently rejected the Indian central and Assamese governments’ plea for sample re-verification of names included in the National Register

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

FR Tower: Owner held for flouting building code

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested one of the owners of Banani FR Tower, Tasvir Ul Islam, in connection with a case filed over his alleged involvemen

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

India restricts movement in Kashmir again

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, yesterday after violent overnight clashes between residents an

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Digital land administration is the need of the hour

Bangladesh is the most densely packed human domicile in the world among nations having more than 10 million people. With more than 1,100 men, women and children per squar

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

224 killed on roads in 12 days of Eid rush

At least 224 people were killed and 866 injured in 203 road crashes across the country in 12 days during the Eid holiday rush, a passenger welfare group said yesterday.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Polluting Halda: DoE shuts down Asian Paper Mill

Department of Environment yesterday sealed off a paper mill in Chattogram’s Khulshi area on charge of polluting the Halda, possibly the only breeding ground of natural

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

13 killed in road accidents

At least 13 people, including six of a family, were killed in five road accidents across the country yesterday.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Case against Shahidul: SC upholds stay on probe

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld a High Court order that stayed the investigation of the case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act against

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Indian FM arrives today

Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will be arriving in Dhaka today on a three-day visit to further improve the bilateral relations of the two neighb

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Suicide blast at Kabul wedding kills 63

The Islamic State militant group yesterday claimed responsibility for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

FBCCI to mediate rawhide talks

The government yesterday tasked the FBCCI with mediating between tanners and rawhide merchants to resolve the issue of the tanners’ non-payment of Tk 400 crore to the m

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Stay alert, keep homes, surroundings clean

Terming the dengue outbreak a big problem, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged people to be aware of the mosquito-borne disease and keep their houses and surroun

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Reaffiliation of 7 Colleges: Hasty move helped none

In February 2017, when Dhaka University took back the responsibility of seven government colleges after more than two decades, the university was neither prepared nor ade

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Dengue Outbreak: Now equally alarming outside Dhaka

For the last one week, hospitals outside Dhaka are receiving more dengue patients than those in the capital.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

4 killed in Romania hospital attack

Four people have died and nine were injured after being attacked by a patient in a psychiatric hospital, Romanian press reports said yesterday.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

New wildfire forces evacuations in Spain

Authorities on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria were set to evacuate more residents yesterday as a forest fire broke out just days after

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Libyan rescues more than 300 migrants

The Libyan navy yesterday said 335 migrants had been rescued and one body recovered in separate operations off the coast, as they

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Israel troops kill three ‘armed’ Palestinians

Israel said it opened fire on armed Palestinians on Gaza’s border overnight and Hamas’s health ministry reported three dead yesterday, the latest in a series of incid

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, of

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

India’s nuke arsenal under ‘fascist, racist’ Modi not safe

Two days after Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hinted that India’s “no first use” for nuclear weapons might not be etched in stone, Pakistan Prime Minister Im

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Seizure of Iranian tanker: Gibraltar rejects US demand

Gibraltar yesterday rejected a US demand to seize an Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute as it prepared to leave the British overseas territory after

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Man dies of dengue at MMCH

A man dies of dengue while undergoing treatment at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH).

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 11:00 pm

Pakistan attacks Rajnath Singh over PoK comments

Pakistan on Sunday attacked Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh over his statement that any talk with Pakistan would only be on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), saying

Bollywood Tabloid 18 Aug 2019 10:35 pm

Pak importers seek clarity over shipments via Wagah

Pakistani importers have sought clarity on the fate of shipments en route from India via the Wagah/Atari joint check post after Islamabads decision to suspend bilateral t

Bollywood Tabloid 18 Aug 2019 10:05 pm

Plea to allow Indian goods distribution from Pak ports

The Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) has appealed to the government to allow the distribution of Indian origin goods in local markets that have already arrived at P

Bollywood Tabloid 18 Aug 2019 10:05 pm

Massive Dhaka slum fire displaces 50,000

A massive fire has ravaged a slum in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, leaving 50,000 people homeless, the media reported.

Bollywood Tabloid 18 Aug 2019 10:05 pm

Modi seeks Bhutans cooperation in new sectors (Lead)

Saying India is home to among the biggest start-up eco-systems in the world and witnessing transformation in many sectors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it

Bollywood Tabloid 18 Aug 2019 10:05 pm

DRTOA found proof of overcharging against 7 bus companies

Dhaka Road Transport Owners Association has found proof against seven bus companies of taking extra fare from the passengers returning to Dhaka after Eid-ul-Azha.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 9:32 pm

Army man shot dead in Rangamati

An army man has been shot dead by unknown criminals in Rangamati.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 9:16 pm

Bangabandhu’s killers wanted to destroy Bangladesh: Anisul

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq says killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had thought they would be able to destro

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 9:14 pm

Dengue: HC again dissatisfied on DCCs measures

The High Court (HC) once again has expressed dissatisfaction on the measures taken by Dhaka city corporations in preventing mosquito-borne diseases like dengue.

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 9:02 pm

Shoaib critical of Archer’s reaction after hitting Smith

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhter was critical of Jofra Archer’s reaction after the England fast bowler hit Australia’s Steve Smith with a brutal bouncer on the bac

thedailystar 18 Aug 2019 9:02 pm